His great grandfather was Lithuanian. The remainder of his ancestry includes English, Irish, French, Dutch, and Mohican.
The energetic singer of the alternative rock group, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anthony Kiedis was born on Nov. 1, 1962, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1966, when he was three years old, his parents divorced. Along with his two half-sisters, Julie and Jenny, he was raised by his mother and stepfather in Grand Rapids. He idolized his father. In 1974, when Kiedis was twelve years old, he moved to Hollywood to live with his father full-time.